PhotoActive 133: New Year, New Goals
We decided to focus on one photographic goal for the year instead of resolutions in the latest PhotoActive podcast episode.
PhotoActive 132: The Best Focal Length
People obsess about focal lengths and lens choices, so we dig in.
Why I’m Backing the Shimoda Explore v2 Camera Bag
I've just backed a new Kickstarter project for a camera bag! (I know, I know, how many camera bags does a photographer need? Ha ha ha, that's a rhetorical question.)
Video call quality: webcam vs iPhone vs DSLR
Want to look better on video calls? Yes, you do, and it's not difficult! I've just published two articles for @reincubate that compare webcams, iPhones, and DSLR/mirrorless cameras, and offer tips for improving your calls.
Photography Advice at Adobe.com
Adobe picked my brain and others' to assemble a lot of great photographic advice on several topics.
PhotoActive Episodes 14 & 15
I forgot to write a blog post about last week’s PhotoActive podcast episode, so here’s one with double the listening fun! Last week, Kirk and I had a great conversation with photographer and podcaster Chris Marquardt about his new book, Wide-Angle Photography. It’s a great resource, and he also talked about what prompted him to ...
Review of Cascable, a Remote Shutter App
Since writing the first edition of my book The iPad for Photographers, I’ve been interested in how apps can work with traditional cameras. Too often, it’s a bag of frustration. But not every time. Cascable is an app that focuses on controlling cameras that have Wi-Fi built in, which is a slowly growing number. With ...
Update to My USB-C Memory Card Reader Article: Verbatim
In July, Macworld published my guide to the Best USB-C Memory Card Readers for people who need to transfer photos and videos to the new MacBook Pro and Macbook models that include only USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 ports. Since then, a new arrival has appeared: the Verbatim USB-C Pocket Card Reader. What’s appealing about this one is ...
Review: Nikon KeyMission 360 at DPReview
The Nikon KeyMission 360 is a 360-degree camera with a lot of promise—and serious software shortcomings. Read my review at DPReview.com.